This foundational August 1, 2018 New York Times feature article by author Nathaniel Rich thoroughly reviews the history of human caused climate change over centuries as observed by scientists over centuries as well, with a particular exploration of the pre-Reagan era government momentum toward action that was thwarted by the Reagan administration.

The key conclusion from this article is that conscious business leaders, taking care of the whole, need to step up with market place solutions in order to accelerate the shift from a fossil fuel-based economy, as too many government leaders have abdicated their constitutional role to promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity,